[Premium Times] The federal government says Nigeria records about 756,000 under five deaths annually.
[New Times] Rwanda continues to register high cases of maternal deaths even as the country cut the deaths by more than half in less than a decade, according to statistics from the Ministry of Health.
[Nairobi News] Embakasi East MP Babu Owino, also known as Paul Ongili, on Friday joined the ranks of youthful legislators whose wins have been cancelled.
[Nairobi News] Kenyatta National Hospital chief executive and her deputy, the Director of Clinical Services, were sent on compulsory leave to allow investigations into a surgery mix up.
[News24Wire] National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams has been “invited” to Parliament to explain why the National Prosecuting Authority dragged its feet in giving the Hawks the go-ahead to make arrests in the Estina/Vrede dairy farm state capture case.
[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has come under renewed pressure from civil society to carry out major constitutional and electoral reforms ahead of the next cycle of elections.
[Leadership] Representative and Country Director of World Food Programme (WFP) in Nigeria, Myrta Kaulard has revealed that the WFP has spent over $126M on food aid to Nigeria and also provided food assistance to over 1.1 million Nigerians in the North-East.
[Vanguard] Despite its modest efforts at restoring the lost primacy of the Nigerian Prisons Service, the federal government has lamented the rot in in the system, saying it will take years of sustained and continued interventions by all stakeholders to reverse the trend.
[Nation] Lake Bogoria is shrinking at an alarming rate.
[IPS] Paris -Close to 10 years after its first edition, a fully updated International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education published today by UNESCO advocates quality comprehensive sexuality education to promote health and well-being, respect for human rights and gender equality, and empowers children and young people to lead healthy, safe and productive lives.